Re: [Asrg] Forwarding again, was Adding a spam button to MUAs

Ian Eiloart <iane@sussex.ac.uk> Thu, 10 December 2009 10:31 UTC

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--On 10 December 2009 06:21:04 +0000 John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:

>
> Also, in the real world, there are legitimate forwards to people who
> have only the dimmest concept that mail is being forwarded to them.
> For example, my church has a temporary Sunday school director with an
> AOL account.  His email skills are rudimentary, so rather than trying
> to set him up in the IMAP or web mail that everyone else uses, I
> forwarded the director's role account, which is in a lot of address
> books and mailing lists, to his AOL account.  Getting him to do a
> magic message thing would be non-trivial.

Right, so the responsibility should be upon the person or system setting up 
the forwarding. Of course, it should require confirmation by the recipient.


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